WINTERPORT – Authorities have identified a young man who was killed Tuesday night following a crash in Winterport.
The Waldo County Sheriff’s Department said it was Blaze McQuate, 21, of Bangor.
Investigators believe he was driving too fast and under the influence of alcohol when he lost control on a sweeping corner on the Baker Road. The vehicle struck a utility pole and a large tree before coming to rest in a stream.
Deputies say the accident remains under investigation and additional information will be released once the investigation has been carried out.